The second in a series of SLK titles, this detailed volume presents the full history of the second generation 'Sportlich, Leicht und Kurz' - the SLK. With an introduction to the Mercedes-Benz marque and the preceding SLK model. The book then moves on to development of the R171, followed by details of all SLK R171 production models and the optional extras that were sold with them). Also included are comprehensive appendices describing year-by-year changes, engine specifications, standard colors, trim options and production numbers.
a fine reference book. Autovisie magazine hundreds of rarely seen images and wonderfully detailed specifications. Anyone who loves the baby Benz roadster will want to own this 224-page hardcover book. Hemmings Sports & Exotic Car
Introduction Acknowledgements Chapter One: History Of The Brand Chapter Two: The Earlier SLKs Chapter Three: Ready For The Showroom Chapter Four: The Early Production Models Chapter Five: The R171 Facelift Chapter Six: End Of The Second Generation Appendix I: Year-By-Year Range Details Appendix II: Engine Specifications Appendix III: Colour & Trim Summary Appendix IV: Chassis Numbers & Production Figures Index